Get Your Daily Bread Fix at these Bakeries in Cape Town

Words: Jess Spiro

Cape Town Bakery Bio Wheat Branded BannerIs there anything more satisfying than picking up freshly baked bread? We think not, so be sure to get your daily bread at these bakeries in Cape Town.

Olympia Cafébakeries in cape town Olympia Cafe

Possibly one of the stalwarts when it comes to bakeries in Cape Town, Olympia Cafe is something of an institution. Rubbing the sleep from their eyes in the early hours of the morning, they offer amazing breads and pastries along with a fresh, seasonal sit-down menu.

Good to know: They love dogs and don’t take reservations.
134 Main Road Kalk Bay
Hours: Monday – Sunday 07h00 – 21h00
Contact: 021 788 6396


Jason Bakery & Bardough by Jasonbakeries in cape town Jason Bakery

He’s the badass, bike-riding baker of Bree Street and boy, do we love his bread. Jason really needs no introduction because the bakery offerings speak for themselves. Pick up freshly made breads every day of the week but make sure to pencil in his infamous Doughssant (Jason’s version of the cronut) available every Saturday.

Good to know: Every Saturday is doughssant day – the pastry love child of a doughnut and croissant.
Jason Bakery – 185 Bree Street | Bardough – 33 Loop Street | Jason Bakery 83 Main Rd, Green Point
Hours: Monday – Friday 07h00 – 15h30 | Saturday 08h00 – 14h00
Contact: 021 424 5644 | 021 433 0538

Loaves on Longbakeries in cape town Loaves on Long

Run by Lyndal Wakeford and Ciska Roussouw, this little bakery is your one-stop shop for all homemade treats. Be it home-cured meats, jams, spreads or pickles – they have you covered. Stop by for a light breakfast or lunch but don’t leave without a freshly baked loaf!

Good to know: follow them on Facebook to keep up to date on any upcoming masterclasses.
33 Long Street, Cape Town
Hours: Monday – Friday 06h30 – 17h00 | Saturday 08h00 – 15h00
Contact: 021 422 3353

Dinkelbakeries in cape town dinkel

Tucked away on Kloofnek, Dinkel is the go-to for your German baked fare. They also serve up traditional German breakfasts and lunches, as well as delicious sandwiches, assembled on their cracking homemade bread, of course.

Good to know: they can create a speciality cake for any celebration.
91 Kloofnek Road, Gardens Cape Town
Hours: Monday – Friday 08h00 – 17h00 | Saturday 08h00 13h00
Contact: 021 424 3217

The Bakery @ Jordanbakeries in cape town Jordan bakery

Did we need another reason to visit Jordan? Probably not. But if the amazing wine, restaurant and views weren’t enough for you, enjoy their fresh breads and charcuterie platters with a glass of one the best wines available.

Good to know: if you think the guilt of eating bread will kill you, why not go for a leisurely run on the estate.
Stellenbosch Kloof Road, Vlottenburg
Hours: Monday – Sunday 08h00 – 15h00
Contact: 021 881 3004

Chardonnay Delibakeries in cape town chardonnay deli

This hardworking little deli has it all, the bakery, free-range meat, good coffee and chocolates. The bakery is the shining star however, with daily breads, cakes, pies and quiches being lovingly crafted every day. Sit down to enjoy something scrumptious or take away – the choice is yours!

Good to know: loads of health consciences options.
 7 Constantia Main Road, Constantia
Hours: Monday – Sunday 07h00 – 18h00
Contact: 021 795 0606

Woodstock Bakerybakeries in cape town Woodstock Bakery

Paul Cremer and his crew of bakers turn out some of the best bread in the city. While you can buy your own loaf at The Oranjezicht City Farm Market or The Biscuit Mill, Woodstock Bakery supplies a number of the best restaurants in Cape Town including Chef’s Warehouse, Clarke’s, Culture Club, The General Store and plenty more. 

Good to know: all ingredients are ethically and locally sourced.
15 Brickfield Rd, Woodstock
Hours: Saturday at The OZCT & Old Biscuit Mill 09h00 – 14h00
Contact: 074 797 7324

Ou Meul Bakerybakeries in cape town ou meul

This beautiful bakery in Cape Town is renowned for their incredible selection of breads, pastries and buttery, flaky pies. You’ll be happy to know that they are evenly spread out over CT and surrounds, even reaching out as far as Riviersonderend.

Their bread alone is outrageously good, but the sultry snacks they make with their breads are even better. Try one of their many sourdough sarmies or brekkie options like their Benedict or Croque Madame.

Good to know: Thir pies are the stuff of legend.
Location: See here for their stores
Hours: Monday – Saturday 07h00 – 18h00 | Sunday 08h00 – 17h00
Contact: General equiries: 082 720 6184

Boschendal at Oude Bankbakeries in cape town oude meul boschendal

Oude Bank brings Boschendal farm to the city – natural and sustainably produced fresh food with authentic farm-to-table dining.  They also bake some of the best bread in the Western Cape.

This vibrant gem in Stellenbosch is probably the most famous spot in town for bread and brekkie, serving up some of the most luscious loaves around. They have the most spectacular spread of pastries as well – so many muffins, brownies, buttery croissants and sweet tarts, Godspeed during your journey of choice.

Good to know: products made from Bio-Wheat flour.
Location: Corner of Bird & Church Str, Stellenbosch
Hours: Wed-Thurs: 07h00-17h00 Fri: 07h00-21h00 Sat: 08h00-21h00 Sun: 08h00-15h00
Contact: 021 870 4287

The Farm Shop at Boschendalbakeries in cape town Boschendal

Boschendal is one of our favourite spots for all things food and wine. It’s not surprising then that we adore their selection of breads too. Also, what better marriage is there than the one between wine and bread?

Get your bread at the Farm shop next door to the Werf Butchery, then stop by the deli. Mosey your way through the store and grab some amazing items like their pasture-raised eggs, homemade jams, artisanal preserves and local olive oil to accompany your beautiful bread.

Good to know: products made from Bio-Wheat flour.
Location: Pniel Road, Groot Drakenstein, Franschhoek
Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri: 08h00-21h00 Wed: 08h00-18h00 08h00-21h00 (Pizza night only)
Contact: 021 870 4276

Bread & Wine Vineyard at Môresonbakeries in cape town môreson

This rustic restaurant is full of character and well-known for their charm and honest food.

Winning numerous accolades under renowned chef and charcuterie guru, Neil Jewell, this place of course has some of the best bread around to complement that beautiful meat. Pair their freshly made breads with some of the accompanying spreads, marinated olives and famous charcuterie.

Good to know: products made from Bio-Wheat flour.
Location: Môreson Farm, Happy Valley Road, Franschhoek
Hours: Monday – Sunday 12h00 – 15h00
Contact: 021 876 3692

Lust Bistro & Bakery

bakeries in cape town lust bakery

This gorgeous farm-style Bistro is nestled below the Simonsig mountains in the most picturesque setting. Everything about this places feels rustic and natural, housed in a cottage with warm wooden walls and a beautiful sunny terrace outside.

It’s not surprising how spectacular the breads are when you know that it takes chef Jean Pierre three days to create his artisanal sourdough. This is some serious dedication to the art of the carb. Lust also offers a Sunday lunch special that you should definitely check out.

Good to know: Products made from Bio-Wheat flour.
Location: Intersection R45 & Klapmuts Road, Simondium
Hours: Monday – Sunday 12h00 – 15h00
Contact: 021 874 3881

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